Joseph Wright

Funeral Service

6:00 pm
Tuesday, September 1, 2020
Carr United Methodist Church
8200 North Carolina Highway 49
Cedar Grove, North Carolina, United States

Obituary of Joseph Hoyt Wright


Joseph “Hoyt” Wright, 79, of Cedar Grove, NC, peacefully passed away on Saturday, August 29, 2020.  Hoyt was a native of Orange County.  He was the son of the late Ralph and Beatrice Wright.  He was a lifetime tobacco farmer. He was a member of Carr United Methodist Church and was a founding member of the Cedar Grove Volunteer Fire Department.

Hoyt is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Brenda Wright; his children Greg Wright (Lisa) and Denise Vaughan (Frankie).  All of Cedar Grove, NC.

Hoyt adored his grandchildren Allison, Joseph, Melanie, and Emily.  He was blessed with four great-grandchildren.  He is also survived by his sisters Betsy Anne Wright and Kay Stanley (Steve). 

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at 6:00pm at Carr United Methodist Church with Rev. Ronnie Byrd, Rev. Rick Webster and Elder David Underwood officiating. Due to Covid-19 restrictions the service will be broadcast from the sanctuary to help in maintaining social distance.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Alamance-Caswell.

Walker’s Funeral Home of Mebane is serving the Wright Family.


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